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Read more › News - 9th June 2022

Friends for life through difficult times

Robert Lorenzo has battled a stress fracture and leukaemia diagnosis over the past three years, as well as going through the breakdown of his marriage. Robert explains how the friends he has made through volunteering at parkrun have helped him through these difficult times.   parkrun came into my life through a friend who walks at…

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Read more › News - 20th May 2021

A transformation that saved my life

Wendy Chilesh began parkrunning in 2013 as a way to ‘shed a few kilos’. Wendy believes her physical transformation through parkrun, which led to an early cancer diagnosis, is the reason she is still alive.   I did my first parkrun in November 2013. I was motivated by my work colleague and I was also…